MSI B450 Tomahawk

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C02
MotherboardMSI B450 Tomahawk  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 23:11
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$148
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Memory 77.7
1-Core 111
2-Core 209
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 664
70% 549 Pts
64-Core 912
61% 912 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$255
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 442.74
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
74.1% Very good
Lighting 299
Reflection 237
Parallax 267
78% 268 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 264
Splatting 181
74% 220 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 80%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 432 439 449 453 439 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 458
Mixed 435
SusWrite 437
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 48.6
158% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 236
190% 269 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.4% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 26.5
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C02) Builds (Compare 17,031 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $586
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